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I fancy that no good ideas upon that campaign will be mentioned at any time that did not receive their share of consideration by General Lee.

 
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James Longstreet
James Longstreet
  • Born: January 8, 1821
  • Died: January 2, 1904
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, and briefly with Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.

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